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Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
stories. the obama administration says it is certain chemical weapons were used in syria, and blames the syrian government for the attack. the white house has promised an intelligence report on the attack this week. the syrian government has denied the accusations. >> translator: we are all hearing the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military act against syria, i believe the pretext of chemical weapons is also, basically and groundless, and i challenge, i dare them to produce any single piece of evidence. >>> inspectors from the united nations are still in syria looking for evidence of chemical weapons. >>> one of the largest wildfires in california history moved deeper into the yosemite national park. >>> the city of detroit getting a makeover. the state plans to demolish nearly 4,000 abandoned homes to remove urban blight. >>> and health officials in texas working to contain a measles outbreak linked to a so-called mega church. i'm john siegenthaler. mer "america tonight" is next. >>> what happens when social med
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am EDT
have complete news coverage for you at 7:00 a.m. eastern, and of course you can always follow us any time by logging on to our website at www.america.aljazeera.com. i'm stephanie sy in new york. you're watching al jazeera news. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am EDT
going to make egypt bad so that makes it difficult for us. every time we pull out our camera, people are very suspici osu. they lay rest anyone filming without press kr press credenti. they set up checkpoints to search for supporters to search for the muslim brotherhood and that's when we were dragged by our car by young men by guns and mmachetes. at this protest at a central cairo mosque, gunfire erupted. [ gunshots. [ when we attempted to fill -p -pl the scene with small cameras and cell phones we were immediately spotted and pursueed. my producers were bashed over the head and barely escaped by threats. we ran for our car jumping inside just as the men descended on us. [ speaking arabic ] >> wait, wait, stop. go, go. >> reporter: the driver was only just able to peel away from the crowd. we were just standing on the side of the road and we saw everybody attacking muslim and shots were fired. it was by the army which got our cameras an were attacking us an ran for it. [ speaking arabic ] >> we wanted to understand what was driving the violence on both sides of the conflict in egypt
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
proves that the rah jet stream used chemical weapons. uncle said the obama administration also said it saw personnel moving around, indicating something being like a chemical attack. british lawmakers -- that means the u.s. won't get help from its closest ally. leaders on both sides have been debating a military response that the rah jet stream used chemical weapons on its own people. california officials say they expect fully surround that massive wild fire, in yosemite national park. however, 301 square miles of the blaze will burn for much longer than that. the so called rim fire has destroyed more than 100 structures. those are the headlines america tonight is next, i will see you back here at 11:00 eastern, and you can always find us on al jazeera.com. on america tonight. >> the nos have it. the nos have it. >> a raucous no vote in the british house of common moves president obama closer to a tough decision. will the u.s. go it alone? also tonight, a tough sell. is this the right time to buy real estate in bankrupt detroit? and the rebuilding of new orleans, the battle over who lo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
national security team. if the assad regime used chemical weapons on his own people that would change some of our calculations and the reason has to do with not only international norms but also america's core self interest. >> in texas, the fort hood shooter gets the death sentence. nidal hasan, the death sentence now starts an automatic appeals process. on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king jr.'s i have a dream speech, hundreds of thousands gathered at the national mall. >>> fire continues to go into yosemite national park. that's the news at this hour. we'll see you at 11. >> on america tonight, stepping back, faced with the unraveling of national support for the strike on syria will the u.s. president go it alone? >>> and on the anniversary of the march for jobs and justice we consider just how much difference 50 years have made. >> dr. king would ask, to sit at the integrated lunch count if you can't -- counterif you can't afford the meal. >>> the new fight against another vicious intruder. >> this one is a 10.5% alcohol in there. this is what they drink. and good
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, against a military coup. they stopped them by using tanks and armored police vehicles. at least six people were killed. those are the headlines at this hour. america tonight is up next. you can get the latest news online at al jazeera.com. i will see you at 11:00 eastern time. >> on america tonight, now it's all in the timing. washington sends its firmest signals yet that it intends to act. >> they are watching. they want to see whether the united states and our friends mean what we say. >> back to school and adding up the risks. chicago students seek safe passage to class. >> it be glasses on the floor and the drugs. you have to walk through all of that danger and it's very carry. >>> also tonight, losing control. a burst of heat threatens to fuel a new round of california wildfires. ♪ >>> and good evening, thanks for being with us, i'm joie chen. while the timing remains a mystery, the white house laid down some clear markers about the actions against syria. both president obama and his chief diplomat, secretary of state john kerry had high confidence that the syrian government
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 12:00am EDT
is merriam, she has family back in syria and doesn't want them to be hurt. >> i'm a girl that used to be happy and now i'm sad because of what happened in syria. to me my country was heaven on earth. >> teenagers like maria ufer. >> a two-year-old girl was raped in a nearby town. her parents couldn't deal with it so they slaughtered and buried her. >> these young girls have seen everything from death of family members and friends to the wholesale destruction of their homes and neighborhoods. here, special play areas monitored by coaches have been set up to help children heal. >> aid agencies believe one of the best ways to help children recover from this displacement is vocational training. these hope to give them a safe environment to express their feelings openly. syrian children have also witnessed fighting car bombings and heavy arterial bombardments. >> most children here don't feel at home in this harsh camp environment. so the goal of these activities is to make them feel included and give them a say in improving the quality of life here. many syrian children have a strong c
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 4:00am EDT
eastern and of course you can always follow us on www.jazz.com. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >>> what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, latest online at aljazeera.com. ♪ >> it is a desperate gamble for millions of immigrants trying to cross the u.s.-mexico border. people will risk their own lives even that of their children for the opportunity. america tonight's rob reynolds traveled to the border areas to hear from the survivors about
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
denied using chemical weapons. >>> back at the site of the suspected chemical attack, one day the inspectors were driving and hit by sniper fire. they were trying to determine cluiveconclusively whether the a was hit by chemical weapons. >>> yosemite fire, destroyed over 250 square miles. firefighters will be working throughout the night to try to get control of the fire. >>> the military trial of 9 hasan now in the sentencing phase, the jury will decide whether to get life in prison or the death penalty. those are the news updates tonight. you can always get the latest news on aljazeera.com. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change ca
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 4:00am EDT
administration said there were chemical weapons used in the attack in syria. the syrian government denies the accusation. >> we're all hearing the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military act against syria, i believe the allegations of chem weapons is false, and i dare them to produce any piece much evidence. >> one of the largest wildfires california has ever seen moves deeper into yosemite national park. it now covers 280 square miles, and 64 of which are inside the park. >>> health officials in texas are working to contain a measle outbreak. it is contained to a dallas church where 21 people have gotten sick so far. >>> celebrating the march on washington mall. where dr. martin luther king called for equal rights for all. thank you so much, i'm morgan radford. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
says it is certain chemical weapons were used in syria, and blames the syrian government for the attack. the white house has promised an intelligence report on the attack this week. the syrian government has, again, denied the accusations. >> translator: we are all hearing the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military act against syria, i believe the pretext of chemical weapons is false. and i challenge, i dare them to produce any single piece of evidence. >>> inspectors from the un are still in syria looking for weapons. >>> one of the largest wildfires in california history has moved deeper into the yosemite national park. the rim fire covers about 280 square miles, the fire is threatening more than 4500 homes in the area. water in the nearby reservoir is still safe so far. >>> those are the headlines at that hour. "america tonight" is next on al jazeera. i'll see you back here at 11:00 eastern time, 8 pacific. ♪ >>> on "america tonight," building the case for action against syria, u.s. forces stand ready to go now
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
indiscriminate use of chemical weapons. make no mistake, president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. nothing today is more serious, and nothing is receiving serious scrutiny. >> you've been looking into this since the news broke last week. given the limitations of what we can know about what happen, give us a picture, what is a fuller picture of what happened? >> let's given with the fact that u.s. analysts describe syria armed to the teeth with chemical weapons. this is a program that syria began in the 196 1960 1980. it was their deterrent to israel's nuclear program. they have built this up over the years and they have stock piled lots of this stuff. what we know about what happened last week. 2:00 a.m. wednesday morning, rebel held suburbs. shells were fired into the suburbs, and almost immediately people began reacting with what is described by doctors as neurotoxic reaction. it is very likely that the gas that may have been used in some part maybe mixed with other
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 9:00pm EDT
us before? >> yeah. >> that's the key, you need to talk to the individuals, and if you get them the treatment that they need, it's most likely that that individual won't spread the disease to somebody else. you got a lot of peer pressure, and a lot of people seeing what their friends are doing, and you havyouever the follow the crowde people that the to follow what everybody else is doing, and it's hard to get out of it. you don't want to look like a punk, you don't want to look like the person doing something different. >> so who here at the table has been affected by gun violence? >> doing something different is exactly what this group of teens wanted to do when they joined the new s.o.s. youth group. >> it's sad knowing that we can't walk around in our own community. and this shouldn't be normal. this shouldn't be something that we have to experience every day. >> >> reporter: why is it important to be part of this? >> . >> i think if part of this, you'll just be again a part of the group, and not standing up. so i think for us to be doing this, hopefully, we can start a chain re
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm EDT
corner. every single one of the. >> mike shield is a veteran cop who used to work chicago's west side. he's a curled member of the police officers' union. >> how would you describe chicago to people who don't know about it. >> it's almost like you're in a different country. it's almost like a third world. i know nationally people are talking when chicago, but the areas where the gun violence is going on isn't an area that a tourist would ever find themselves in. in chicago, it's two different cities within one. >> >> reporter: the crime plagued west side neighborhoods of chicago are only a few miles away from the city's glitzy miracle mile. but they might as well be in another world. poverty rate here among african-americans is 30%, the highest in the nation. 80% of the homicides in the city occur in these areas. derek shotgun brown once controlled these streets as the feared chief of the street gang. this is lawndale, on the west side of chicago, ground zero for the violence plaguing the city. >> wars are going on, and we're in the middle of a battlefield right now. >> they're throwi
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 12:00am EDT
now convinced that syria did use chemical weapons against its own people. during an interview with pbs he says he's still deciding his administration's next steps. >> what i've concluded is a civil war in syria would not help the situation on the ground. >> the u.n. security council has failed to agree on whether to condemn syria for the attack. russia and china firmly against the use of military force. syria is not a major oil producer but concerns over oil in the region are having an impact. the highest price it's been in two years. the man convicted of killing 13 people at fort hood in texas has been sentenced to die. army major nald has been sentenced to death, that will be automatically appealed. >>> crews are now using drones to fight the fire at yosemite. that's the news at this hour, i'm john siegenthaler. i'll see you back tomorrow. america tonight is next. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversa
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am EDT
them that they have no doubt syria's government used chemical weapons against its own people. he also said the administration had intercepts of syrian communications proving the government used chemical weapons and staunch ally russia is sending two warship spues the eastern mediterranean. the move is to protect russian interests in ha area. that's the news at this hour, america tonight is next, and as always, you can find the latest on al jazeera.com. wouldn't believe there is a farm inside of it. ♪ saudi arabia for that. ♪ they presented the president with an autographed jersey but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." measles outbreak. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ >> welcome to al jazeera, i'm stephanie sy. we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour. defense secretary chuck hagel just spoke to reporters about the possibility of a military strike against syria. speaking of the philippines the white house is still aiming to find an international coalition willing to work together
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 9:00pm EDT
if chemical weapons were used on syrian civilians. un inspectors are demanding access to the scene of the attack. >>> the fire threatening yosemite national park more than trimmed in size. firefighters are losing the battle against the blaze. it is only 2% contained down from 5% yesterday. >>> a tour bus overturned on a freeway outside of los angeles today. 50 people were hurt. five air lifted to a nearby trauma center. the vice president's son was released from the cancer center today. >>> and yahoo the search engine is back on the top spot for the first time in more than two years. with 196 million unique visitors last month. google came in second. those are your headlines, "america tonight" tonight is up next. sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it o
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
. that decision will automatically be repealed. >>> crews are using drones over the blaze to spot new breaksouts. firefighters have been working around the clock. you can follow any time by logging on to www.aljazeera.com, see you soon. >>a. >> >> >>> what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep
Al Jazeera America
Aug 20, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. they can't even trust each other. . test check us out 24 hours a day on [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >>> welcome to al jazeera. here are our next top stories. the met with his national security team today cutting some of the billion dollars that the u.s. sends to egypt every year. it's evaluating the aid. >> >> federal fire officials declared two wildfires burning as its top priorities. 1700 people are battling just one of them. the fires which has cost more than $11 million-dollars. thousands still -- >> army first-class will soon find out how long he will spend
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 12:00am EDT
. >>> president obama wants to use a rating system that will judge cools on
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 4:00am EDT
used chemical weapons against its own people. they have intercepts of communication as proof. >>> russia said it's send two warships into the eastern mediterranean. president vladimir putin said it should not be seen as a threat to any nation. that's a check on your headlines, you can follow us on www.aljazeera.com. is saudi arabia for that. ♪ but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." >>> what happens when social >> an interesting debate. coming up, a school where students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost the young folks. >> what are the laws going to begin to take effect? >> reporter: the laws do not go 0's ♪ and chuck hagel says the vote against military intervention in syria will not change america's strategy. ♪ hello and welcome, i'm steven in doha and this is al jazeera, coming up, one of the most prominent leader is arrested and they are pulling out from the front line in their battle against the congo army.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >>> president obama unveiled a new plan to cut the cost of college. he wants to use a rating simple that would judge schools on theirer affordability. college institutions are afraid it will impair their enrollment of college. >>> this sing hole was a lake but now it's hardly there. so far no homes have not been evacuated. we'll have complete news coverage for you. and you can always follow us online at any time by logging on to www.america.aljazeera.com. i'm stev stephanie sy live in new york. thanks for watching. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find wor
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 12:00am EDT
has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good journalism is to really do your research, to know your story, to get the facts right, and to get to know the people involved in your story. america tonight and al jazeera america, it's a perfect place for that to happen. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. my name
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 4:00am EDT
time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. reporting. >> france says the world should respond with force, if claims are a chemical attack in syria are true. hello, welcome to the program live from doha. i'm shehab retansi. >>> he denies one of the prescribary charges. >>> in cairo, hosne mne mubarak
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm EDT
him he died. steve ballmer is stepping down as tells us about any help for recovery. recovery needs to be done. >> "whose wal-mart is it? our wal-mart!" "who's number one?! the customer always!" when we operate for less and we buy for less, we can pass those savings on to our customers through everyday low prices. welcome huuuuugh jackman! >> total revenue i believe every year: 400 billion dollars. having low prices drives traffic to our stores, and increases sales >> please welcome john legend! john legend: thank you! which then allows us to lower expenses, and lower prices again please welcome tom cruise! >> around the globe wal-mart is
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 9:00pm EDT
nation. those are your headlines for the hour. you can always find us on the web at www.america.aljazeera.com. america tonight with joie chen wilwill begin right now. break n tonight. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. it. i know you can. [♪ music ] ♪ you are the 99% ♪ you have the power to store ♪ the middle class ♪ regulate pa wall street ♪ by plugging your inside ♪ to power of the nation ♪ with the greatest writers ♪ of our times.
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